Application procedure

All applications that comply with the requirements listed below are presented to the Scientific Board of the ISREC Foundation, which examines each one and submits its opinion to the Foundation Council.

The documents are to be sent to the following address:
Fondation ISREC
Rue du Bugnon 25A
1005 Lausanne


Research projects

The ISREC Foundation supports translational cancer research projects performed in Switzerland. The applicant must work in a Swiss academic research laboratory or institution. Projects promoting connections between clinical and basic research will be privileged.

The ISREC Foundation does not support purely clinical, collaborative studies.

The application must include the following information:

  • Strategic objective of the project, including a summary no longer than one A4 page
  • Research plan; broken down, if possible, into the following:
    - Specific goals
    - Work plan (experimental design) for the achievement of the objectives
    - Milestones, results and timelines
  • Detailed budget (salaries, expenses, including materials)
  • Curriculum vitae and publication list
  • Letter of recommendation

The application may not exceed 10 pages.


Scholarship application

The ISREC Foundation supports young scientists by means of scholarships for PhD students studying in Switzerland. Applications must be filed by the head of the respective institution or department. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a doctoral program in the field of oncology offered by a Swiss university, and applications must be submitted specifically within the context of a PhD program directly related to the goals of the ISREC Foundation.

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